THE BEST OF LUXURY IN CAPE TOWN HOTELS
For an intimate soiree in the city, an important gathering, a superb and private dinner party or any other deluxe experience worthy the expanse, you can rent a suite of excellence in some of Cape Town’s hotels.
The Belmond Mount Nelson Presidential Suite; savour true Cape Town luxury. An entrance hall, plush bedroom, dining area, large lounge, wet bar and balcony with loungers make up this spacious haven. Leading interior designer Graham Viney has decorated the Presidential Suite in soft hues and luxurious silk fabrics. It features 1930s light fittings with baccarat crystal and an original desk dating from when the hotel opened in 1899.
The Honeysuckle Cottage, a new two-bedroom suite is a light and lavish residence, formed from two neighbouring cottages. Decorated by interior designer Graham Viney, Indian prints and marble bathrooms add a hint of 18th-century opulence to a modern luxe space. With two kitted-out kitchens, you and your gathering of loved ones will feel right at home.
Legendary. Awe-inspiring. Idyllic. One&Only‘s unrivalled Table Mountain Suite treats you to remarkable vistas of Cape Town’s majestic icon, a mesmerising view from your peaceful terrace in Marina Rise. Both grandly spacious and delightfully intimate, the exclusive suite ensures your complete comfort, whether you choose to unwind in privacy or entertain friends and family. With every detail attended to by your around-the-clock personal butler, this exquisitely oversized suite can play host to special dinners, meetings and other private events.
The One Above Penthouse, also at the One&Only is Cape Town’s ultimate accommodation choice for the discerning traveller who understands and appreciates luxury and attention to detail. Perfect for business or pleasure, for families of all ages or friends travelling together, The One offers everything you could wish for, making it a place you never have to leave.
The Grand Master Suite at the 12 Apostles with a private and tranquil wraparound terrace offers a perfect setting for cocktails or a private dinner. The recently re-decorated suite encompasses a freestanding antique marble bath and cool white marble floors throughout with underfloor heating. Chandeliers are imported from Italy and walls are adorned with antique mirrors and a fabulous collection of South African Masters’ works of art. Mosaics and finely carved panels adorn the floors, walls and ceilings.
The Presidential Suite is the ultimate in luxury. It includes an open-plan eight-seater dining room with bar and lounge area, master bedroom, business-ready study as well as two bathrooms. Succumb to panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles mountain range from the wrap-around terrace or appreciate the finest collection of South African Masters works of art in the comfort of your suite while your personal butler ensures your every need is catered for.
Guests can book an in-room picnic breakfast or a decadent midnight feast.
The two penthouse suites at the Cape Grace boasts wrap-around views, lavish details and tailored service. Across the penthouse French doors open to views of the yacht marina or the working harbour.
A private jacuzzi and outdoor dining area on the terrace creates the perfect setting for romantic dinners for two; ideal for honeymooning couples or those wishing to indulge in ultimate seclusion.
Penthouse Suites can be booked as inter-connecting rooms for those looking to enlarge their space, or to accommodate additional guests.
The Ellerman House Suites are the epitome of luxury and comfort and showcase some of South Africa’s prized paintings and sculptures. You can have dinner or a drink with friends in the suites while feeling completely at home. These suites have a phenomenal ocean view, private terrace and a separate, spacious lounge and dining area.
The Presidential Suite at The Westin, a spacious retreat located on the 18th floor, boasts full-length panoramic windows for fantastic views of Signal Hill, Lion’s Head, Cape Town cityscape, and Table Mountain through to the V&A Waterfront and Table Bay Harbour.
Guests are greeted by an airy lobby, while a coat closet off the entryway provides extra storage. The lobby opens onto a large living room with a luxurious open fireplace. Furnished with a sofa, coffee table, and a guest bathroom, the living area is ideal for entertaining. The impressive open-plan also features a dining area with table to seat eight and marble-top wet bar stocked with complimentary soft drinks. An adjacent compact staff kitchenette comes equipped with a microwave and mini fridge.
Amenities include butler service and/or a private chef that will finalise preparations in the kitchen area, a private sauna and complimentary high-speed internet.
Light-filled and marble-floored, the Presidential Suite is Taj Cape Town’s premier accommodation offering, spanning 200 m^2 across the 16th and 17th floors of the hotel. A wrap-around terrace provides uninterrupted views of Table Mountain and the city. There’s a firepit, plush seating and plenty of space for entertaining – like intimate cocktail receptions and romantic dinners for two. The suite offers two bedrooms with separate entrances and interleading, lockable doors.
The one-bedroom penthouse is the jewel in The Royal Portfolio’s crown located on the top floor of The Silo Hotel facing Table Mountain with triple aspect views of Cape Town. There is a cinema room and a spa treatment room and the main bedroom has two walk in wardrobes and two marble bathrooms.
The private dining room can seat 10 people and guests can have a guided Art Tour in room and on the property.
Although being the youngest of all the hotels mentioned, The Silo scooped a handful of international awards for its creative design, gaining interest among perceptive travellers from around the globe.
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